Russians detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert. The roughly 10 Russians were picked up last week by the … Continue reading Russians detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

TWO ROCKETS TARGET U.S. EMBASSY IN BAGHDAD IN REJECTION OF “TRAINING MISSION”

Click to see full-size image In the early hours of July 29th, at least two rockets were fired towards the US Embassy in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone. According to Iraq’s Saberin News, the rockets were fired at the Third al-Tawheed Base in the US embassy, with the base’s air defense system and rocket alarm … Continue reading TWO ROCKETS TARGET U.S. EMBASSY IN BAGHDAD IN REJECTION OF “TRAINING MISSION”

China Criticizes US, NATO for ‘Hasty Withdrawal’ from Afghanistan

China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday accused the US and NATO of a "failure" due to their "hasty withdrawal" of troops from Afghanistan, AP reported. The withdrawal of troops gives the Afghan people "an important opportunity to stabilise and develop their own country,” Chain Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Zhao Lijian said during a news conference. … Continue reading China Criticizes US, NATO for ‘Hasty Withdrawal’ from Afghanistan

12 KILLED IN LARGE ISIS ATTACK ON SYRIAN ARMY POSTS IN DEIR EZZOR

Illustrative image Early on July 28, ISIS cells launched a large-scale attack on the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies in the western Deir Ezzor countryside. The attack targeted posts located near al-Kuratah oil station, in Jabal al Bishri and along Deir Ezzor’s administrative border with Raqqa. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human … Continue reading 12 KILLED IN LARGE ISIS ATTACK ON SYRIAN ARMY POSTS IN DEIR EZZOR

Russia Increases Tajik Bases Combat Capabilities: Report

ThumbnailRussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday said they have increased the combat capabilities of its military base in Tajikistan and training local soldiers. This comes after Moscow warned that Daesh was moving into neighbouring Afghanistan. The security situation has rapidly deteriorated in Afghanistan amid a US troop withdrawal, Shoigu said, who was in Tajikistan … Continue reading Russia Increases Tajik Bases Combat Capabilities: Report